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Restoration of Kumamoto Castle completed

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Restoration of Kumamoto Castle completed
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https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20210407/p2a/00m/0na/013000c

The castle will reopen to the public for the first time in about five years on April 26.

We'll visit there some time in May to avoid Golden Week term.

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https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/ataglance/1462/

NHK has a video report.

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This is very good and welcomed news!

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Thanks for the update, ETflyer.

What good news!

hfot2

Edited: April 08, 2021, 3:32 am
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ETFlyer, thanks for all your updates!

Last time I was in Kumamoto, there were stones from the castle carefully numbered and arranged on a field nearby. This was a long and difficult project for Kumamon and his restoration team. Bears resist taking instructions from structural engineers, but they are great for inspiring team spirit!

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City of Kumamoto announced on Apr 25 that reopening will be postponed due to the current pandemic situation.

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